The Eighth National Park Silver Quarters Proof Set! Includes the five America The Beautiful Quarters for 2017 in pristine proof condition.
The 2017 ATB issues honor: Effigy Mounds National Monument in Iowa, Frederick Douglass National Historic Site in Washington D.C., Ozark National Scenic Riverways in Missouri, Ellis Island (Statue of Liberty National Monument) in New Jersey and George Rogers Clark National Historical Park in Indiana.
These 2017 ATB Silver Quarter Proof Sets include one coin of each issue struck at the San Francisco Mint in a copper-nickel clad composition. Each set includes the original U.S. Mint box and certificate of authenticity.
United States proof coins are extraordinarily brilliant, with sharp relief and a mirror-like background. Their frosted, sculpted foregrounds give them a special cameo effect. Proof blanks are specially treated, polished and cleaned to ensure high quality strikes. The blanks are then fed into presses fitted with hand-polished dies and struck at least twice to ensure sharp relief. The coins are then packaged in presentation cases to showcase and maintain their exceptional finish.
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